Maple Sugaring in the Wissahickon

Dates:February 24, 2024
Meets:Sa from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location:Wissahickon Environmental Center, 300 Northwestern Ave.
Cost: $25.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Discover how trees produce sap, and the steps involved in harvesting sap to make syrup and sugar. Pancakes and syrup tasting included. Learn how to tap a tree and boil sap to syrup! Candy making and sugaring at home are also discussed in this program. We will be joined by Trish Fries, former director of the Wissahickon Environmental Center, who has been tapping trees and making syrup for 25 years!

Notes:

This class is for adults only. Sunday, February 25th will be the rain/snow date.
Fee: $25.00
Hours:2.00

Fee Breakdown

Category Description Amount
Course Fee (Basic)Course Fee$ 25.00
Optional FeeDonation (optional)$ 0.00

Wissahickon Environmental Center, 300 Northwestern Ave.

Wissahickon Environmental Center at the Andorra Natural Area
300 Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Trish Fries

is the former director of the Wissahickon Environmental Center, who has been tapping trees and making syrup for 25 years!

Susan Haidar

is an Environmental Education Planner with the City of Philadelphia for 3.5 years and was a Recreation Leader for 7 years. Previously, she was an educator at Riverbend Environmental Center. In addition to her knowledge and love of nature, Susan has a background in the visual arts and information studies.

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